Chan Ho Park officially retires
Former All-Star pitcher Chan Ho Park has officially retired. Park is the Asian-born pitcher with most career wins, 124. He is also the first South Korean player to ever play in major league history.
Following his debut with the Dodgers in 1994, Park pitched on seven different teams. His last appearance in MLB was with the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2010. After that, he pitched on two different teams, one in the Nippon Professional Baseball, the professional baseball league in Japan as well as with the Korean Baseball Organization, the professional baseball league in Korea..
Over the course of his MLB career, Park had a record of 124-98 with a deceptive 4.36 ERA. He also racked up 1,715 strikeouts. Chan Ho will forever be remembered as one of the best Asian pitchers ever and as a pioneer for other Asian pitchers to come to the big leagues.
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